Bihar plans to emulate Mahaprasthanam works


Hyderabad: Impressed by the initiative of developing electric crematorium in the city, specially by the Mahaprasthanam at Jubilee Hills, Bihar government is planning to emulate the same.
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi who visited Mahaprasthanam here on Saturday said, “the work taken up here is impressive and we wish to emulate the works back in Bihar”.

He complimented the Telangana government for developing the crematoriums with greenery and other facilities. The ambience at Mahaprasthanam crematorium will help the bereaved family members in overcoming the grief slightly, he observed.

Modi was accompanied by Excise Principal Secretary Somesh Kumar and Phoenix Group chairman Suresh Chukkapalli.

Somesh Kumar said the crematorium was developed at a cost of Rs 3 crore under the corporate social responsibility. The good work done at the crematorium gained nation-wide recognition, he said.

Spread over 3.70 acres in Jubilee Hills Road No 45, the crematorium was developed by Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation in association with Phoenix Group. It is equipped with lockers, cafeteria, wifi, shower bath, solar power plant and lush greenery and Bhagavad Gita verses are played.